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ROMANOVA SVETLANA-ART  
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3/31/20 Posted 3/5/09

         Hello frends! I am an artist. My roots take place in St.Petersburg, which has great architecture, culture and history that influenced me once and forever. Today, in the times of technical progress, mass production and new artificial materials I search for inspiration in the foundation of the Arts - old Russian Orthodox icons, Renaissance and folk cultures. I seek out look for new shapes and images within my themes using different materials, but my favorite is glass for its plasticity and abi... [more]

STAINED-GLASS WINDOWS  
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3/5/19 Posted 3/5/09

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SPRING EQUIOX 2017  
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International Comunity of Artists at Jose Peon Contreras Palce March 18th, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Posted 5/18/16

T'HO fest Yucatan Art Code: Is a visual dialogue among civilizations, an international collective of contemporary art in painting, sculpture, photography, Installation, mix media, digital art, and video. Jose Luis Rodriguez de Armas, General Coordinator, is a critic member of AICA Cuba-Mexico, an experienced museologist, and curator at this festival on contemporary art in Yucatan. What does a dialogue among civilizations mean? One could argue that there are two groups of civilizations in the wo... [more]

Review - Josephine Taylor : Teenagers are Beautiful  
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Josephine Taylor at Catharine Clark Gallery April 23rd - May 28th
Posted 5/22/16

Currently on show at the Catharine Clark Gallery in San Francisco is "Teenager are Beautiful' a completely none ironic title for a rigorous and subtly sensational exhibition by San Francisco based artist Josephine Taylor. Within the gallery is a series of artworks demonstrating the most recent manifestation of a drawing practise that Taylor has devotedly explored since her MA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1992. In contrast to her previous large scale ink drawings where Taylor would us... [more]

O sopro do universo  
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5/16/16 Posted 5/16/16

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Art Video Diary, Part 9-10, Putting the flesh on, figurative art  
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5/13/16 Posted 5/13/16

So yesterday I went back to the figure, and started laying in the flesh tones and refining the shapes a little with color for the first time. So the videos are about that. As I work you can see me working to I pull up the bone structure a little and then blend into the highlights, and overlay and overlay and overlay. Then that has to set up so I work on a different section and continue another day. It just keeps going and going and going until you arrive at the right balance for each par... [more]

THE FUTURE OF ART: Haile King-Rubie Celebrates New Art & Another Trip Around the Sun  
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5/7/16 Posted 5/7/16

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, New Harlem Besame will unveil a new exhibition featuring the art of Haile King-Rubie - a triumphant young man whose unique perspective, as an artist living with Downs Syndrome, has given him an extraordinary view of the world. The Opening Reception will also double as the 26th birthday celebration for the artist, whose special day is a robust tradition celebrated by his family and a lifetime community of friends who know him for his loving and creative spirit, and who... [more]

My Favorite Frescos at Cappella degli Scrovegni in Padova (Padua)  
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4/26/16 Posted 4/26/16

Cappella degli Scrovegni in Padova (Padua), Italy, boasts a thrilling fresco cycle by Giotto, whose works were so delicate, that the viewers were limited to 10- to 20-minutes guided tours, and could only enter the chapel after a 15-minutes temperature and moisture modulation sessions. That cycle was simply breathtaking - enormous scope, brilliant colors, remarkable compositions, "modern" technique of rendering volumes and understanding of human anatomy and perspectives, and above all, exotic and... [more]

My Featured Painting: Trot  
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4/22/16 Posted 4/22/16

The motive behind my oil painting Trot was my wish to explore tonal contrasts and arrive at a certain balance of playfulness and menace. The subject of this study is a cat, or two. Before I started my oil, I made several preliminary sketches and once I committed my ideas to the canvas, I proceeded with a cat with upright head. Somehow, after the composition had more or less taken shape, I noticed a more dynamic and emotional sketch with a cat whose head was bending down, thus I incorporated that cat in... [more]

My Favorite Paintings at Basilica di Sant'Antonio, Padova (Padua), Italy  
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4/19/16 Posted 5/2/16

The great Basilica di Sant'Antonio in Padua, famed for its relics of Saint Anthony, houses some wonderful artworks underneath its almost Byzantinesque domes. My favorite of such was the great altar, which dazzled with brilliant blue, yellow, white, red, and gold hues. A bit kitschy from distance, perhaps; but on the spot, I was quite easily transported by the mysterious shimmering light. My second favorite was a fragmented mural, with cleanly delineated figures, animals and walled city, evoking the ideal of early Renaissance epoch - urbane, soph... [more]

Roses & Nature by Aase Birkhaug  
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4/11/16 Posted 4/11/16

Artist & Painter - Aase Birkhaug Believing that surroundings can influence one` s health and mind, Painter and Physiotherapist Aase Birkhaug has combined her two passions by painting roses for a soothing effect. Having fallen in love with flowers, nature and painting from early age, it was only natural to merge these factors together at some point, and by combining the aesthetic beauty of botany with her skills as a painter. It is documented that colors have an effect on the sensory system, and... [more]

OPEN CALL - BA CONTEMPORARY 2016 Vienna  
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4/10/16 Posted 4/10/16

OPEN CALL for Artists Deadline May 15, 2016 BA CONTEMPORARY 2016 Vienna Vienna, September 26 – October 9, 2016 Please, don’t miss the date and check for more information the announcement. https://biennaleaustria.wordpress.com/open-call/ Thanks for your attention, Best regards BIENNALE AUSTRIA Association office@biennaleaustria.org [more]

Lee Godie's Photo Booth Portraits Show Moments of Self-Invention from a Life Lived in Public   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Lee Godie at Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art April 8th - July 5th
Posted 3/31/16

Lee Godie, pronounced “go-DAY.” She was a French Impressionist; her portraits and still-lifes were “better than Cezanne.” Or so went the sales pitch from her habitual perch—and erstwhile studio—on the steps of the Art Institute of Chicago. Living on the streets, sleeping in the park, sprawling out on the floors of local libraries to draw, using a supermarket as an informal bank, Ms. Godie has become one of the most recognized Chicago artists, perhaps because for a while she... [more]

When I Am Working I am Exploring  
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3/30/16 Posted 3/30/16

Dorothy L Merk When I am working, I am not worrying about what other people think and feel, I am exploring my most mundane feelings. The purpose of my work is to take the ordinary and transform it into a universal feeling or expression. My work is applicable to all people because it transcends our basic existence and expresses a real humanness and spirituality. The result is the truth and the beauty of truth that is universal. [more]

I Love  
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3/30/16 Posted 3/30/16

Dorothy L Merk I love the beauty of the exquisite line, elegant composition, the artist touch and the rapture of the stroke of the pen or brush. It is the love that inspires me to become excited by a strong emotion and to try to move through it to this place of the universal understanding and freedom I bring to the viewer. [more]

Leonardo da Vinci Award  
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3/28/16 Posted 3/28/16

MANUELLA MUERNER MARIONI Winner of the First International Leonardo da Vinci Award for the stylistic value Hommage à Leonardo da Vinci by Manuella Muerner Marioni oil pastels on paper, 1994 Monalisa by Manuella Muerner Marioni, charcoal drawing on special paper, 7 x 11 inches Height x Width, 2016 [more]


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